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Mapping The Rise Of Mobile Technology For Social Good

How a mobile device might save the world. Or at least a mom-to-be in Morocco.

Mobile technology: It’s cheap. It’s everywhere. And it’s easy to forget how powerful it really is. Phones and tablets put health care, education, and financial solutions in the hands of those who need them most. For governments and NGOs tasked with solving society’s most complex issues via the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), mobile phones really might be the key to making our world a better place. But is it really that simple?


To find out, we broke down some of the progress being made toward just one SDG by one initiative in particular—Qualcomm® Wireless Reach™.

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